YAROSLAVL, February 13 – RIA Novosti. The body of a man was found, presumably the owner of an industrial building, where the roof collapsed, a representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region told RIA Novosti.
Earlier it was reported that the roof of the building of the former automobile plant collapsed in the Kaluga region, two people may be under the rubble. The building is a one-story reinforced concrete structure with an area of 50 x 100 meters, a metal roof.
“Under the rubble, the body of a man, previously the owner of the building, was found. The search continues, according to some information, there could be two people inside – the owner of the building and his son,” the source said.
According to the regional prosecutor's office, in the building an individual entrepreneur carried out activities for the repair of vehicles. “According to preliminary information, as a result of a large accumulation of snow, the roof of the building collapsed,” the supervisory authority informs.
On the fact of the death of a person, the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the Kaluga Region began checking. “Due to heavy rainfall in the form of snow, the reinforced concrete ceilings could not withstand and the roof of the building collapsed. As a result of rescue operations, the body of one deceased, 60-year-old man was found. The search for his son, who was also allegedly in the building, continues,” – reports the Investigation Department.
As part of the check, investigators seize documents on the ownership of the building and its maintenance, and the necessary examinations will be assigned. The audit will be made a procedural decision.